Knotty Lee

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Biographical Information[edit]

Pitcher George "Knotty" Lee played minor league ball from 1898 to 1907 all in the Canada/New England/New York area.

Lee served as the business manager of the Toronto Maple Leafs in 1921-1922.

Lee was elected to the Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame in 1998.

Year-by-Year Managerial Record[edit]

Year Team League Record Finish Organization Playoffs
1905 Brantford Indians Canadian League 31-38 4th none
1911 Hamilton Kolts Canadian League 58-52 3rd none
1912 Hamilton Kolts Canadian League 51-46 3rd none
1913 Hamilton Hams Canadian League 52-52 6th none
1914 Toronto Beavers Canadian League 4th none replaced Joe Keenan
1915 Guelph Maple Leafs Canadian League 59-51 2nd none
1919 Brantford Red Sox Michigan-Ontario League 61-46 4th none
1920 Brantford Red Sox Michigan-Ontario League 65-48 3rd none
1925 Kitchener Colts Michigan-Ontario League -- -- replaced by George Orme
1930 London Tecumsehs Ontario League 37-17 1st Lost League Finals
1936 Ogdensburg Colts Canadian-American League 38-45 4th none Lost in 1st round
1937 Ogdensburg Colts Canadian-American League 55-47 4th none League Champs
1938 Ogdensburg Colts Canadian-American League 66-52 3rd none Lost in 1st round
1939 Ogdensburg Colts Canadian-American League 60-58 5th none
1940 Auburn Colts Canadian-American League 28-93 8th none

Sources include: Baseball's Canadian-American League by David Pietrusza

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